Antique

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Antique
Typeprovince
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
Cities0
Municipalities18
Barangays590
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)2,729.17 km2 (1,053.74 sq mi)
Population (2015)582,012
Density (2015)213 / km2 (552 / sq mi)

Antique is a province in the Philippines situated in the Western Visayas region occupying the western section of the Visayas. Its capital is the Municipality of San Jose de Buenavista.

The province has a land area of 2,729.17 square kilometers or 1,053.74 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 582,012. This represented 7.72% of the total population of the Western Visayas region, 3.00% of the overall population of the Visayas island group, or 0.58% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 213 inhabitants per square kilometer or 552 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Antique is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Aklan, Capiz, Iloilo, Panay Gulf, and the Sulu Sea.

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Local government units

Antique has 18 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 590.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Anini-ymunicipality21,20120,3490.78%66.1732023
Barbazamunicipality22,70421,7750.80%154.3614739
Belisonmunicipality13,53912,8071.06%19.7868411
Bugasongmunicipality33,64232,2640.80%203.7116527
Caluyamunicipality35,49630,0463.22%132.1326918
Culasimunicipality41,22839,0861.02%228.5618044
Hamticmunicipality48,59245,9831.06%113.0343047
Laua-anmunicipality26,07225,2110.64%100.7225940
Libertadmunicipality16,42915,6690.91%97.0016919
Pandanmunicipality34,33332,4941.05%113.9830134
Patnongonmunicipality37,17635,1021.10%167.9222136
San Jose de Buenavistamunicipality, capital62,53457,8471.49%48.561,28828
San Remigiomunicipality31,93530,4460.91%406.987845
Sebastemunicipality17,90717,2700.69%111.6416010
Sibalommunicipality60,30656,0581.40%201.3030076
Tibiaomunicipality26,74824,5131.68%177.4215121
Tobias Forniermunicipality33,04630,6691.43%112.1229550
Valderramamunicipality19,12418,4420.69%273.797022
Antique Total582,012546,0311.22%2,729.17213590

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Antique for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,201,661,534.70.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009604,759,026.71
2010655,668,734.958.42%
2011733,915,293.6111.93%
2012798,856,119.888.85%
2013869,427,110.038.83%
2014948,718,394.229.12%
20151,089,847,028.5714.88%
20161,201,661,534.7010.26%

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  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Antique is 10 to 14, with 63,500 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 7,733 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 111,923
1 to 450,078
5 to 963,219
10 to 1463,500
15 to 1958,351
20 to 2449,650
25 to 2943,371
30 to 3438,515
35 to 3935,331
40 to 4431,928
45 to 4929,795
50 to 5426,649
55 to 5922,613
60 to 6418,008
65 to 6913,382
70 to 7410,171
75 to 797,733
80 and over7,795
Total582,012

Historical population

The population of Antique grew from 238,405 in 1960 to 582,012 in 2015, an increase of 343,607 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.22%, or an increase of 35,981 people, from the previous population of 546,031 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
134,166
154,9990.92%
199,4141.27%
233,5061.63%
238,4050.18%
289,1721.91%
308,4841.31%
344,8792.25%
406,3611.65%
431,7131.14%
472,8221.97%
515,2651.19%
546,0312.13%
582,0121.22%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Antique as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Secondary Roads

  • Anini-y-Tobias Fornier Road
  • Bantayan-San Pedro-Cubay Road
  • Iloilo-Antique Road
  • Pandan-Libertad-Aklan Boundary Road
  • PC Barracks Road
  • San Jose Airport Road
  • San Jose Port Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Alangan-Cubay-Sibalom Road
  • Atabay-Inabasan Road
  • Bantayan-San Pedro-Cubay Road
  • Bugasong-Valderrama Road
  • Bugo-Gen. Fullon Road
  • Hamtic-Bia-an-EgaƱa-Sibalom Road
  • Malandog-Buhang Road
  • Odiong-Sibalom-San Remigio-Leon Road
  • Pacita-La Paz Drive
  • Sibalom-Pisanan Road
  • San Jose Cadre Road
  • San Remigio-Bugo Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 582,012, ranked 52 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,053.74 square kilometers, ranked 52 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 213 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 40 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.22%, ranked 51 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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